The one way of tolerating existence is to lose oneself in literature as in a perpetual orgy.
As any avid reader knew, a good read deserved a good seat.
I do not believe in God. I have no religion. But this to me is as close to a church as I have known in this life. It is a holy place. With bookstores like this, I feel confident in saying that there will be a book business for a very long time.
We lusty bibliophiles know that reading, unlike just about anything else, is both good for you and loads of fun.
If you truly love a book, you should sleep with it, write in it, read aloud from it, and fill its pages with muffin crumbs.